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Entries by Hanna Ingber Win from 09/2009

US Troops Stormed Through Afghan Hospital, Tied Up Staff, Says Charity

Posted 09.07.2009 | World

KABUL — The U.S. military faced more criticism in Afghanistan on Monday as a charity accused American soldiers of storming through a provincial ...

Ahmadinejad: Iran "Will Never Negotiate" Over Nuclear Rights

Posted 09.07.2009 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Monday Iran will neither halt uranium enrichment nor negotiate over its nuclear rights but is ...

Iran Raids Opposition Leaders' Offices

Posted 09.08.2009 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian security forces Tuesday cracked down on the opposition's campaign to highlight torture and abuse of prisoners in the coun...

Sarkozy Allegedly Uses Short People As Props

Posted 09.08.2009 | World

PARIS — From elevator shoes to step-up boxes behind podiums, and even his own tippy-toes, Nicolas Sarkozy and his handlers have tried to compens...

B'Tselem: Civilians Majority Of Gaza War Dead

Posted 09.09.2009 | World

JERUSALEM — Well over half of nearly 1,400 Palestinians killed in Israel's Gaza war were civilians, including 252 children younger than 16, a le...

IAEA Session: US Says It Has "Serious Concern" That Iran Can Create A Bomb

Posted 09.09.2009 | World

VIENNA — The United States says it has "serious concerns" that Iran is deliberately trying – at a minimum – to preserve a nuclear we...

Istanbul: Flash Floods Kill At Least 20 After Worst Rain In Decades

Posted 09.09.2009 | World

ISTANBUL — The heaviest rainfall in at least eight decades sent flash floods barreling across a major highway and into busy business districts i...

Israel Pushes Ahead East Jerusalem Building Plans

Posted 09.09.2009 | World

JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has given the green light for hundreds of new homes in a Palestinian-claimed area of Jerus...

Prince Harry To Turn 25, Set To Inherit Millions From Diana's Estate

Posted 09.09.2009 | World

Prince Harry will become entitled to part of the inheritance left to him by his mother Diana, Princess of Wales when he turns 25 next week....

Claims Of Afghan Election Fraud Put U.S. In Delicate Spot

Posted 09.09.2009 | World

WASHINGTON On Monday, as the vote-counting in Afghanistan was nearing an end, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton was briefed by the American am...

Malaysia: Muslim Protesters Charged After Parading Severed Cow's Head

Posted 09.09.2009 | World

Twelve Muslims have been charged in Malaysia after parading a severed cow's head in a protest against the planned relocation of a Hindu temple to th...

Gilad Schalit Letter Details His "Intolerable And Inhumane Nightmare"

Posted 09.09.2009 | World

JERUSALEM — An Israeli soldier seized by Palestinian militants more than three years ago described his captivity as an "intolerable and inhumane...

In Iran Women Race Ahead, But Still Face Gender Block (VIDEO)

Posted 09.09.2009 | World

In Iran, women have made remarkable strides in education in the last decades -- 65 percent of college undergraduates are female and 70 percent of gr...

Death Of Sultan Munadi, Journalist Killed During Raid, Angers Afghans

Posted 09.09.2009 | World

The killing of an Afghan journalist in a rescue operation to free him and a colleague from Taliban capture has sparked calls for an inquiry into his...

Canada: Roger Walsh Gets Life Sentence For Mowing Down Woman While Drunk

Posted 09.09.2009 | World

SALABERRY-DE-VALLEYFIELD, Quebec — A Canadian man has been sentenced to life in prison for mowing down a woman in a wheel chair as he drove drun...

New Khalid Sheik Mohammed Photo Surfaces Days Before 9/11 Anniversary

Posted 09.09.2009 | World

A new photograph of Khalid Sheik Mohammed (KSM), one of the accused masterminds of 9/11, surfaced on the internet on Wednesday, the Miami Herald repor...

Afghan War Debate Fails To Include U.S. Troop Timetable

Posted 09.09.2009 | World

WASHINGTON — As President Barack Obama weighs thrusting America deeper into the conflict in Afghanistan with perhaps thousands more combat troop...

Europeans' Approval Of Obama Jumps Significantly From Bush

Posted 09.09.2009 | World

NEW YORK With regard to Europe, at least, everything old may be new again. Donald Rumsfeld stirred a hornet's nest ahead of the Iraq War in 2003 when...

Release Of Iraqi Shoe Thrower, Muntadhar al-Zeidi, Delayed

Posted 09.14.2009 | World

BAGHDAD — The expected release on Monday of the Iraqi television reporter jailed for throwing his shoes at former President George W. Bush was p...

Netanyahu Strikes Defiant Tone Before Meeting U.S. Envoy George Mitchell

Posted 09.14.2009 | World

JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday rejected U.S. calls to freeze all settlement construction in the West Bank and east Jeru...

Italy Grapples With Priest Sex Abuse

Posted 09.14.2009 | World

VERONA, Italy — It happened night after night, the deaf man said, sometimes in the priest's bedroom, sometimes in the bathroom, even in the conf...

China: U.S. Tire Tariffs Violate WTO Rules

Posted 09.14.2009 | World

BEIJING — As Beijing launched a case Monday against new U.S. tariffs on Chinese tires, President Barack Obama defended the duties, saying tradin...

West Bank Settlers Will Resist Evacuation But Unlikely To Fight Israeli Army

Posted 09.14.2009 | World

HAVAT GILAD, West Bank Of the hundreds of thousands of Israeli settlers in the West Bank, those who live in unauthorized hilltop outposts like this on...

Deadly Afghan Ambush Shows Perils Of Ill-Supplied Deployment

Posted 09.14.2009 | World

GANJGAL, Afghanistan -- Manning a machine gun on a ridge overlooking this remote Afghan village, U.S. Marine Cpl. Steven Norman tried desperately to l...

Fareed Zakaria: Focus In Afghanistan Must Shift From Nation Building To Dealmaking

Posted 09.14.2009 | World

It is time to get real about Afghanistan. Withdrawal is not a serious option. The United States, NATO, the European Union and others have invested mas...